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Other Information and Organisation Professionals includes occupations such as Electorate Officers, Liaison Officers, Migration Agents and Patents Examiners.
Manages the electorate office of a politician, and liaises with constituents and the media on their behalf.
Establishes and facilitates communication between different community groups, organisations and governments.
Specialisations: Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Business Liaison Officer, Community Liaison Officer, Disability Liaison Officer, Police Liaison Officer
Provides information and advice to potential migrants, prepares and lodges visa applications, and acts as an intermediary to legally represent clients during visa processing and before review bodies. Liaises with Legal Professionals in relation to judicial review matters. Registration or licensing may be required.
Investigates and reports on patent applications to assess their compliance with the requirements of the Patents Act. Registration or licensing may be required.
Includes Electoral Officer, Knowledge Manager, Lobbyist, Museum Registrar, Procurement Specialist
Earnings are for full-time workers before tax, excluding superannuation. Earnings are a guide only and can vary greatly.
Likely change in the number of jobs over the next 5 years, based on the Department of Employment projections.
Skill Level is the education or training usually needed to do well in this job. Relevant experience is sometimes viewed just as highly.
Employment Size is the number of people who work in this job in Australia.
An above average unemployment rate shows people who do this job are more likely to be out of work than people who do other jobs.
Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).
This is a medium sized occupation employing 22,000 workers. Over the past 5 years the number of jobs has grown strongly.Very strong growth is expected in the future. New jobs and turnover from workers leaving may create between 10,001 and 25,000 job openings over the 5 years to 2020.
A Bachelor Degree or higher, or at least 5 years of experience, is usually needed to work in this job. Around half of workers have a university degree. Sometimes relevant experience or on-the-job training is also needed. Registration or licencing may also be necessary.
If you are interested in this style of work, there are a wide range of training options available that could lead to this or a similar job. The pathway that is right for you will depend on your skills and interests.
It is a good idea to speak to industry bodies, employers, and workers to learn more about the skills and qualifications you will need.
Employers look for Other Information and Organisation Professionals who work well in a team, can communicate clearly and are reliable.
The topics, subjects, or knowledge areas workers rate as most important are shown below.
Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.
Customer and personal services. This includes understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.
English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Planning and coordination of people and resources.
Recruiting and training people. Managing pay and other entitlements like sick and holiday leave. Negotiating pay and conditions.
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Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.
The work activities workers rate as most important are shown below.
Giving information to supervisors, co-workers, and staff by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.
Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.
Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.